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Robisch to be inducted

July 12, 2008


— Dave Robisch, who played on the 1971 Kansas University basketball team that advanced to the Final Four, is among 10 athletes, coaches and broadcasters the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame plans to induct in October.

Other inductees include former New York Yankees Ralph Terry and Mike Torrez; Dick Knostman, an All-American basketball standout at Kansas State; Ronald Moore, a football running back from Pittsburg State; and Deb Richard, winner of five LPGA events.

Phil Stephenson, an NCAA baseball player of the year in 1982 at Wichita State, and Paul Lindblad, a major league pitcher who played on three championship teams, also were named.

Gary Bender, a sports broadcaster, and Les Davis, a longtime coach at Sedan high school in southeast Kansas, round out the class.


Two schools have announced they will be playing Kansas University's men's basketball team next season.

The University at Albany will play KU on Dec. 30 in Allen Fieldhouse.

Siena College announced it will play the Jayhawks on Jan. 6, also in Allen.


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